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Middle-Earth From Script to Screen: Building the World of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit
They said it couldn't be done, but in an effort spanning a decade and undertaken in a distant corner of the world, a team of artists and creative visionaries laboured to bring the unfilmable to the silver screen. Under the direction of Sir Peter Jackson, their extraordinary efforts to adapt J.R.R...
If you've ever had a Barbie doll, or you know someone who did, chances are that Barbie was dressed in one of the thousands of designs created by Carol Spencer during her unparalleled reign as a Barbie fashion designer spanning more than thirty-five years. Published in commemoration of Barbie’s si...
Victoria: The Heart and Mind of a Young Queen
The official companion to the Masterpiece presentation on PBS, Victoria delves into the private writings of the young Queen Victoria, painting a vivid picture of the personal life of one of England’s greatest monarchs.From the producers of Poldark and Endeavour, ITV’s Victoria follows the early y...
Peacock & Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny
Byatt, A. S.
From the winner of the Booker Prize: A ravishing book that opens a window into the lives, designs, and passions of Mariano Fortuny and William Morris, two remarkable artists who themselves are passions of the writer A. S. Byatt.Born a generation apart in the mid-1800s, Fortuny and Morris were see...
How to Accessorize: A Perfect Finish to Every Outfit
Micaela Erlanger has dressed and accessorized many celebrities for the red carpet, now she's sharing her hottest fashion tips for finishing any outfit with you. It's chock-full of tips on what you really want to know: Do your bag and shoes need to match? Can you mix metals? What’s the most flatte...
The Art of the Tea Towel
From visual studies and fashion expert Marnie Fogg comes a beautiful illustrated book on the wonderful domestic art of the tea towel.Invented in the 19th century, the tea towel has become a form of domestic art. With full-page images and close-up details, this fascinating visual history showcases...
Stitch and Pattern: Design and Technique for Pattern Textile Art
As she did in her successful Stitch and Structure, Jean Draper guides textile artists through some of the most creative ways of working up patterns, and harnessing our love for rhythm and repeat in fabric. She discusses the nature of pattern and its language, and explains grids, symmetry, and the...
A Matter of Style: Intimate Portraits of 10 Women Who Changed Fashion
The pages of this book bring to life some of the female icons of style and elegance who have captivated entire generations; even today they remain inspiring models of beauty and fascination.This book offers an extraordinary collection of pictures of 10 women who have marked the history of fashion...
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